GovHack in the news

Idea to prototype in a weekend – Andrew Saul LinkedIn 13 Nov 2016

Vegetable heat alert system wins national tech award – The Land 30 Oct 2016

GovHack 2016: ‘gone from the periphery to the serious centre’ of government – The Mandarin 28 Oct 2016

Locals hack their way to greatness – My Sunshine Coast 28 Oct 2016

GovHack winners highlight value of spatial innovation – GovernmentNews 28 Oct 2016

First-year students twice as likely to drop out of UC than ANU – Canberra Times 27 Oct 2016

GovHack winners highlight value of spatial innovation – Spatial Source 26 Oct 2016

Innovative data scores at GovHack – InnovationAus.com 25 Oct 2016

City hackers get gong – Ballarat Courier 25 Oct 2016

GovHack Red Carpet Awards – IP Australia 25 Oct 2016

Making 3D maps: 2016 GovHack winners announced – Geoscience Australia 24 Oct 2016

GovHack Award Winners 2016 – Government of SA 24 Oct 2016

Govt opens up Australian IT data – Government Technology Review 24 Oct 2016

Clever GovHack ideas to unlock SA data – Adelaide Advertiser 24 Oct 2016

Successful public-private collaboration opens up data – Assistant Mininster for Industry, Innovation and Science media release 22 Oct 2016

Outstanding wins across Australia at GovHack 2016 Red Carpet Awards – GovHack media release 22 Oct 2016

Outstanding wins for ACT at GovHack 2016 Red Carpet Awards – GovHack media release 22 Oct 2016

Outstanding wins for NSW at GovHack 2016 Red Carpet Awards – GovHack media release 22 Oct 2016

Outstanding wins for Tasmania at GovHack 2016 Red Carpet Awards – GovHack media release 22 Oct 2016

Outstanding wins for SA at GovHack 2016 Red Carpet Awards – GovHack media release 22 Oct 2016

Outstanding wins for WA at GovHack 2016 Red Carpet Awards – GovHack media release 22 Oct 2016

Outstanding wins for Queensland at Govhack 2016 Red Carpet Awards – GovHack media release 22 Oct 2016

Outstanding wins for Victoria in GovHack 2016 Red Carpet Awards – GovHack media release 22 Oct 2016

Tool being developed to take the heat off vegetables – Fresh Plaza 18 Oct 2016

Open data as a game – opensource.com 17 Oct 2016

Sunshine Coast GovHack shines in national spotlight – Digital Sunshine Coast 12 Oct 2016

Digital Canberra – Fostering business and citizen initiatives through technology backbone – OpenGov Asia 6 Oct 2016

Linux guru Kathy Reid sees hope for Bob the truckie in an AI world – Geelong Advertiser 28 Sep 2016

Tasmania’s GovHack winners recognised at awards night – Premier of Tasmania 22 Sep 2016

Young Canberra technology professionals speak about their winning apps – Adam Shirley ABC 666 21 Sep 2016

SA’s Unleashed 2016 winners list – The Advertiser 16 Sep 2016

Sikkim boy makes India proud: Wins Australia GovHack competition – The Voice of Sikkim 16 Sep 2016

GovHack Hackerspace 2016 Shark Solutions prize winners includes EECE PhD student Philip Wijesinghe – University News 13 Sep 2016

Giving back to GovHack – Salsa Digital 16 Aug 2016

Big difference with open data at the Ipswich GovHack hackathon – Fire Station 101 15 Aug 2016

How GovHack2016 uses open data in a friendly creative environment – Melbourne Silicon Radio 15 Aug 2016

University of Tasmania student Brendan Hodkinson awarded at GovHack – Launceston Examiner 12 Aug 2016

Winning in the West: A 48-hour tour of the Perth startup ecosystem – StartupSmart 8 Aug 2016

App to make Pokemon go safer – ABC News 24 5 Aug 2016

High school students invent ‘Parkachu’ app that tells you if Pokemon are near carparks to stop people trying to catch ’em all while driving – Daily Mail 5 Aug 2016

Canberra Grammar School students create app for Pokemon Go hunters to ‘catch ’em all’ safely – Canberra Times 4 Aug 2016

Catch ’em all’ Safely with Canberra Grammar’s students’ app Parkachu – CyberHound 4 Aug 2016

E-participation rising, but UK now beats Australia at e-government – The Mandarin 4 Aug 2016

GovHacking our way to extreme innovation – Northern Agricultural Catchments Council 4 Aug 2016

GovHack 2016 – Government Chief Information Officer (WA) 3 Aug 2016

GovHack Sunshine Coast winners share prizes – My Sunshine Coast 3 Aug 2016

GovHack showcases WA’s innovative nous – Minister for State Development, Transport and Innovation (WA) 2 Aug 2016

GovHack Makernode 2016 – Steph’s Blog 2 Aug 2016

Tech Talk with James Riggall and Nathaniel Bott – Afternoons with Penny Terry, ABC Northern Tasmania 2 Aug 2016

GovHack raises the bar for data – InnovationAus.com 2 Aug 2016

Innovation push needs more than good vibes – West Australian 2 Aug 2016

Networking is essential for a successful business start-up – The Rockhampton Morning Bulletin 2 Aug 2016

Spirit of GovHack Awards celebrating collaboration in ACT – GovHack media release 1 Aug 2016

GovHack WA 2016 – SPUR Aug 2016

GovHack 2016 – Paris B-A blog Aug 2016

Hilary Burden interview with Will Kestin from TasICT – ABC Tasmania 31 Jul 2016

GovHack event kicks off for 2016 – Michael Ferguson, Tasmanian Minister for Information Technology and Innovation media release 30 Jul 2016

Dataset, go! Queensland innovators launch into GovHack – Leanne Enoch, QLD Minister for Innovation Science and Digital Technology media release 30 Jul 2016

GovHack growing WA’s innovation reputation – Bill Marmion WA Minister for Innovation media release 30 Jul 2016

Tasmanian and Federal government data used for GovHack event – The Launceston Examiner 30 Jul 2016

GovHack 2016 – Higher Education Whisperer 30 Jul 2016

$3,000 in prizes up for grabs at Ocean St event – Sunshine Coast Daily 29 Jul 2016

Canberra smart city ready for GovHack 2016 data mash up – ACT Government media release 29 Jul 2016

GovHack event kicks off for 2016 in Tasmania – Invest in Australia 29 Jul 2016

Tech review with Peter Marks: GovHack – ABC Radio National Breakfast 28 Jul 2016

Tech heads wanted – Gawler Bunyip 27 Jul 2016

Geelong increases its support of GovHack – City of Greater Geelong 27 Jul 2016

GovHack looking to unmask innovation superheroes – Logan City Council media release 27 Jul 2016

See us at GovHack this weekend – Almost Anything 26 Jul 2016

What this Aussie learnt from attending a life changing tech conference – StartupSmart 26 Jul 2016

The Mag interview with GovHack WA State Manager Tim Sondalini (1:17) – RTRFM 92.1 (Perth) 26 Jul 2015

GovHack just gets bigger and better InnovationAus.com 26 Jul 2016

GovHack set to grind big data for a good cause – The Devonport Advocate 26 Jul 2016

Hack your way to greatness! – My Sunshine Coast 25 Jul 2016

Hack your way to greatness! – Sunshine Coast Council media release 25 Jul 2016

Rockhampton team set to tackle GovHack – The Rockhampton Morning Bulletin 25 Jul 2016

Rockhampton takes on the GovHack Challenge – Rockhampton Regional Council 25 Jul 2016

Locals to continue strong results at GovHack – Ballarat Courier 20 Jul 2016

City of Greater Geelong releases data out there there for GovHack and creation of helpful apps – The Geelong Advertiser 20 Jul 2016

GovHack encourages Tasmanian entrepreneurship: Startup Tasmania – The Launceston Examiner 19 Jul 2016

GovHack 2016 – biggest ever! – GovHack media release 19 Jul 2016

Challenge to get creative with data – Geraldton Guardian 12 Jul 2016

Calling Mid West’s bright minds to get creative at GovHack – Pollinators media release 8 Jul 2016

Teams invited to hack something amazing at GovHack Gold Coast – Gold Coast Business Excellence Awards 6 Jul 2016

Disrupt. Develop. Display: month of innovation kicks off – The Mandarin 5 Jul 2016

Canberra was the original smart city. It’s time to go further – City Metric (New Statesman) 4 Jul 2016 (also on SMH)

Coders ready to show off their skills – The Ballarat Courier 3 Jul 2016

An app where you fight a dragon to get your tax return: Ryk Goddard interview with GovHack Hobart Host Craig Clark – ABC Hobart 2 Jul 2016

More than $3000 in prize money up for grabs at GovHack – My Sunshine Coast 1 Jul 2016

Canberra was the original smart city. It’s time to go further – Sydney Morning Herald 24 Jun 2016

Openstack gaining traction in Australia – Delimiter 17 Jun 2016

IP Australia backs hacking competition – PS News 14 Jun 2016

Canberra’s school students prepare for Apple World Wide Developers Conference – Canberra Times Jun 10 2016

My Geelong, My Idea: Kathy’s idea takes big step forward – Geelong Advertiser 8 May 2016

TAS Government seeks to boost state’s STEM skills – Computerworld 26 May 2016

The big data, big benefits and big savings in digital by Angus Taylor – The Mandarin 21 Apr 2016

Time for Geelong to catch up with Makerspace, leading tech education expert says – Geelong Advertiser 20 April 2016

Limbering up for hackathon season – Business News Western Australia 20 April 2016

Innovation face off: look outside government for answers – The Mandarin 23 Feb 2016

The science of Australia’s ASEAN engagement – The Interpreter 16 Feb 2016

Secret Lab: It’s OK to abandon your project – Opensource.com 15 Feb 2016

The Innovation Nation: Aussie innovators and entrepreneurs are creating the future – Macworld 5 Jan 2016

The top 10 moments for Australian women in tech in 2015 – StartupSmart 4 Jan 2016